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their roovs two days after sandy, in scenes reminiscent of katrina. also reports of a desperate search for two children, swept away from their mom in the storm surge. and then word that the death toll had nearly doubled to 14. it was becoming clear that staten island, a sleepy enclave best known as the name sake for the famous staten island ferry, was a world away from the rest of this city which today was getting moving again. so, we hopped in the car outside of our office in manhattan, expecting a journey that would be made very difficult by the city's maddening post-storm grid lock. instead, the real problems became getting gas. we drove around northern new jersey for hours encountering lines and frustrated people. >> aggravating. that storm did its thing. knocked out everything. >> reporter: we were only saved by some relatives of one of our colleagues who brought us a two-gallon jug of gas. >> just keep it. >> reporter: it's okay. finally, we arrived. and look at what we saw next from our window. >> the transformer blew up and took the whole store down. that's my open sign to the store. i
to rescue more than 300 people in the aftermath of hurricane katrina. >> thank you very much. travelers are really struggling trying to figure out how to get home now that hurricane sandy caused many flights to be cancelled. david louie joins us with that part of the story. >> there is no question vacationers had difficulty getting back to the east coast but some people missed plane connection goesing to europe. cancellation of 150 flights here today have left a lot of people scrambling to trying alternative ways to get to the east coast. a number of airlines set up special counters to handle rebookings. some found they had to come up with their own. this family's return flight was cancelled yesterday. >> only way we can figure out how to get home before wednesday was to fly to st. louis, through denver with a three hour ler then drive chusetts, 22 hours. >> that is a nightmare its a mess, a mess. but you know i just hope we're driving. >> some resident couldn't reach her airline by phone. >> i stayed on the phone 20 minutes. nobody answered. just rings and rings then you're on hold. >>
by the tragedy of hurricane katrina and its aftermath. >> oops. obviously mr. stern meant hurricane sandy. to the highlights and miami opening gets the celtics. lebron and company enjoying the ring. the newest member of the heat ignored by his old teammate garnet. alan did not get mad. he got hot. 19 points. chris bosh whooping with lebron and this would be with authority. 26 for law brn. got testy late. duane wade clothe lined by rondo. a flagrant foul. in game one, animosity. the heat open with a win 120-107. new look lakers nash and howard joining kobe bryant. lakers and mavericks and nash starts the game with a three. his first shot going down for l.a. lakers running the princeton offense and does not work. right here it is a dunk for howard. but this is a bad move for mike brown. he steels it away from nash and lays it in. i speak the french and i like it. inside to curry who has not done anything for a decade. lakers win it 99-91. will he play for the warriors in their opener in phoenix. he did practice today. he is coming back from a variety of injuries. he doesn't sound like jacks
could hit $50 billion, second only to hurricane katrina. >> dozens of red cross volunteers from the bay area in new york now helping with disaster relief. 50 volunteers on 10 day to three week missions servinging people displaced or without supplies thousands landed in new york providing relief and organization. >> we're working in logistics and immediate yachl we're working in what we call care and shelter and providing high duration and a safe place for people to be. we're looking to support that. >> disney and abc making monday a day of giving for victims of sandy. disney kicking things off with a $2 million donation to the american red cross. ux help by texting to give $10 to the relief efforts. you can donate to the red cross by calling 1-800-help now or by going online to red cross.org/abc. >> economic news, october jobs report is out. candidates using it to try to win over voters before tuesday's election. rates picked up and analysts say that is because more people without jobs started looking for work. 171,000 new jobs were added to the economy. the president seized on the jobs
call that had to be made in new orleans after katrina with mardi gras. >> huge debate. the difference was -- the storm in august. mardi gras was in february. months between. now days between. >> i know. >> i don't know. i don't know. a tough call here. it is going to go on. the mayor said it is. those of you coming into the city to do it. run hard. run well. we'll be back with more after this. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now." informing insomniacs for two decades. >>> this morning on "world news now," a presidential promise of help in the heart of the hurricane devastation. >> president obama and new jersey governor chris christie stood side by side as they toured the destruction and talks with the victims of sandy. it's thursday, november 1st. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good thursday morning, i'm sunny hostin. paula faris is on assignment. >> always good to have you as the co-pilot here. >> so good to be here. >> there's power here and there's heat which is good. >> yes. both of which i do not have at home. >> soldiering through. welcome b
category 1 fool you. center terms of pressure. cat 3. same size as katrina. size of it cloud to cloud, hard to escape its grip for most of the country. just an amazing system. ÑsÑs how far will people go to relieve their sore throat? try these. new cepacol sensations cools instantly, and has an active ingredient that stays with you long after the lozenge is gone. not just a sensation, sensational relief. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- after the perfect storm. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- after the perfect storm. >> for more than 8 million people struggling in the cold and dark, life as they know it is turned upside down, but they will recover. for at least 50 people, hurricane sandy proved deadly. >> that nature is more powerful than we are. >> after a devastating blow from nature, new york city is already on the rebound. its mass transit and airports, it stores and stock exchanges coming back to life. its neighbor, new jersey, still in deep pain. >> i have met some folks there that obviously now have no place to live at the moment, and are extraordinarily emotional. a
people who serve remember role played after hurricane katrina. rescuing 300 people. its not really that draining. it's energizing. toe tibl see the catastrhes k see people' fes when you rescue them. it's just... reward enough. just being out there. >> this international guard says it's ready to respond when it is needed. >> now, we'll track this storm, sandy. plus an extended one hour edition of night line. >> and spencer will be back with the bay area forecast. >> here is a question. will it rain on the giants parade? >> merchandise being sold to unexpecting giants fans. how you can tell if it's a fake. >> and from abc 7 news i team a serial killer leav >>> guilty of first degree murder is the verdict of the trial of gisele esteban for the murder of her former friend michelle le. nick? >> good evening. just this afternoon, a jury of six men, six women decided to find gisele esteban guilty. there is no consoling the le family. they left the courtroom this afternoon, shaken and upset. after just learning the jury had decided to convict esteban for the death of michelle. le last snee
's katrina. just devastating impacts here. this historic surge, 13 feet, all that water coming on in and the high wind gusts. worst-case scenario did pan out here unfortunately. >> all right. mark mann cue sew from accuweather. the airlines trying to get back to normalcy and what the red cau cross is doing to help out. >> plus more incredible rescues that didn't have to happen. we'll be right back. en. we'll be right back. >> announcer: "america this morning" brought to you by 5 hour energy. 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. so i can get the energized feeling i need and support a great cause? i'm sold. pink lemonade 5-hour energy? yeah and a portion of every sale goes to the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. i'm sold. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy. get the alert, energized feeling you need and support breast cancer research and access to care. but what about your wrinkles? neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair visibly reduces fine lines and wrinkles in just one week. why wait if you don't have to. neutrogena®. [ male annou
york city's katrina. just devastating impacts here. this historic surge, 13 feet. all of that water coming on and those high wind gusts. worst-case scenario did pan out here, unfortunately. >> all right. mark mancuso, from accuweather. thanks for joining us this morning, mark. >>> straight ahead, more of our continuing coverage of sandy. the airlines trying to get back to normalcy. and what the red cross is doing to help out. >>> plus, more incredible video from across the storm zone, including rescues that didn't have to happen. we'll be right back. new pink lemonade 5-hour energy? 5-hour energy supports the avon foundation for women breast cancer crusade. >>> welcome back, everyone. 5 million people take the new york city subways every day. and this morning, the entire system is shut down. seven subway tunnels under the east river are flooded. and the electricity that powers -- runs the system, is turned off to contain the salt water damage. getting the trains up and running again will be a massive undertaking. >> it could be anywhere between 14 hours to 4 days, just to pump the w
ring ceremony. >> and their thoughts and concerns, those affected by the tragedy of hurricane katrina and its aftermath. >> oops. obviously mr. stern meant hurricane sandy. to the highlights and miami opening gets the celtics. lebron and company enjoying the ring. the newest member of the heat ignored by his old tea garnet. alan did not get mad. he got hot. 19 points. chris bosh whooping with lebron and this would be with authority. 26 for law brn. got testy late. duane wade clothe lined by rondo. a flagrant foul. in game one, animosity. the heat open with a win 120-107. new look lakers nash and howard joining kobe bryant. lakers and mavericks and nash starts the game with a three. his first shot going down for l.a. lakers running the princeton offense and does not work. right here it is a dunk howard.or howard. but this is a bad move for mike brown. he steels it away from nash and lays it in. i speak the french and i like it. inside to curry who has not done anything for a decade. lakers win it 99-91. will he play for the warriors in their opener in phoenix. he did practice today. he
and the current pushed it the entire way. >> so many of these scenes reminiscent of katrina. what weird images coming from the storm. absolutely unbelievable. >>> when we come back this morning, the stock exchanges will be up and running today. that's a bit of good news. but what about tens of thousands of new york city marathon runners? the race set for sunday. >> that's the million-dollar question. >>> and a bird's-eye view of the terrible impact of sandy, right here in the big apple. with over 200 varieties, keurig makes brewing a delicious cup of coffee simple. how does it brew such great coffee? well... inside the brewer are these green fields of coffee, and if you travel up this mountain, there's this huge coffee grinder. and then the coffee lands in this cup and water rushes through. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. living with moderate to semeans living with pain.is it could also mean living with joint damage. help relieve the pain and stop the damage with humira, adalimumab. for many adults with moderate to severe ra, humira is clinically proven
fraud was set up seven years ago, after hurricane katrina. >>> and cell service is getting better for people in the hurricane zone. almost 20% of cell sites in the region are still knocked out. but that's down from 25% a few days ago. >>> and apple's next small thing arrives today. the ipad mini hits stores, minus the worldwide frenzy of some other recent apple rollouts. these customers in tokyo were among the first to get their hands on the tablet this morning. apple is expected to sell more than 1 million this weekend. >> good times at apple. counting that money. >>> when we come back this morning, the last stand. the presidential candidates swing into the final four days of campaigning. >>> and new charges stemming from the jerry sandusky case. the accusations, a powerful penn state figure covered up the crimes. ♪ that'll save the day. ♪ so will bounty select-a-size. it's the smaller powerful sheet. the only one with trap + lock technology. look! one select-a-size sheet of bounty is 50% more absorbent than a full size sheet of the leading ordinary brand. use less. with the
, during hurricane katrina. >> i know what bad damage looks like. my katrina house, all the way up to the ceiling. >> reporter: katie and her neighbors have created a support system of sorts. >> just all closer together. >> reporter: they meet up every night and talk and eat by candlelight. >> without you, i'd be lost. >> reporter: but warm thoughts aren't enough. and many here now fear things will only get worse as the nights grow colder. talk about being stuck between a rock and a hard place. this car sandwiched between a utility pole and this is the boardwalk. some people say they've heard they're not going to get power restored for another month. we kept hearing, where is fema? where is the red cross? where are the elected officials? >> it's heartbreaking, linsey. >>> there's questions about whether the devastation from sandy could be prevented from happening again. some experts say it's possible, looking to places around the world, special sea barriers made to protect cities. john muller is in battery park where the storm surge hit new york so hard. john, good morning. >> repo
. taking you back to the east covelet where hurricane sandy is a minimal hurricane katrina goer 1 at 75 miles an hour, it continues to move parallel to the southeastern coast of the united states. we are looking at this at about almost 400 miles south of new york city. but you have heard the impacts from the delaware, maryland, washington, new york, all the way up through maine and as it merges with the second system, the colder system, the impacts being felt through west virginia, ohio, with the snow and in fact already some schools are closed with the anticipation of such a huge system with hurricane-force winds perhaps throughout 400-mile radius. that's anywhere from 74 miles. but we could see wind gusts from 60 to 80 miles an hour for a sustained amount of time with the huge amount of landscape and real estate that this is going to cover and the storm surge from four to ten feet anywhere from d.c. up to new york city. so, of course, we will be watching that. back home our weather kind ever on hold today but then the changes come subtly throughout the afternoon today with the return
superstorm sandy could be among the most expensive in united states history. hurricane katrina cleanup and recovery cost merely 106 billion dollars, -- cost nearly 106 billion dollars. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >> the need is great and to help the people affected by sandy, you can text the words red cross to 90999 to donate $10 or call 1-800-red cross. or go to abc7news.com for a link to the red across website. >>> teenager accused of stealing a celebrity chef's lamborghini and shooting at two people set to race rearraignment today. a judge ruled two weeks ago there is enough evidence against 18-year-old max wade and ordered him to tan trial on various charges. police say wade stole guy fieri's lamborghini last year to impress a girl she rejected him wade is accused shooting at a car she was in with her boyfriend. >>> san leandro's ban on styrofoam takes effect today. restaurants must use compostable -- [ unintelligible ] businesses that don't comply will be given one warning. officials say they adopted the ordinance last year to protect the city's natural environment. san leandro joi
program behind hurricane katrina in 2005 and hurricane ike in 2008. as for stocks to watch, starbucks 4 quarter profit edging higher as new products help boost sales. starbucks planning on 1300 more stores next year also getting ready to roll out special products for the holidays, including christmas blend blonde roast. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. >>> united airlines rewarding passengers who help victims of sandy. united will give bonus miles to customers who donate money to relief efforts. customers can give to the red cross or feeding america. donations of $50 to $90 nine will earn 250 miles and a gift of $100 or more will get you 500 bonus miles. we posted the information on abc7news.com. >>> californians are more likely to carpool and use public transportation than anyone else in the country. more than 11% of commuters here carpool. compared to less than 1% across the rest of the country. more than 5% of californians use public transportation, slightly higher than the national average. our commute is three minutes longer than the national average. >>> east bay
the problems in hurricane katrina disaster. >> ordered that resources are available as soon as they needed them. not let the red tape get in the way of solving problems especially when it came to local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following today's meetings, they will fan out and visit storm damaged communities throughout the region. to make sure that necessary resources are being provided. mitt romney gave the republican address with his own comments. >> our thoughts and prayers are with those on the east coast. americans come together in times of crisis. our first impulse is to come to the aid of those in need. this time it will be no different and help our fellow americans recover from this tragic storm. >> terry: he went on to talk about the decision americans face in choosing the next president making a campaign statement that calls for a change at the top. >> san francisco is breaking ground to the tod on new library. they are going to be there at 11:00. ceremony is taking place at columbus and lombard. they will celebrate from performance beach blanket babylon
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with the recovery. he said he wants to avoid the problems experienced in the hurricane katrina disaster. >>> ordered that resources be made available to states in the path of the storm as soon as they needed them. and i instructed my team not to let red tape and burr rock case get in the waive solving problems. especially when it came to making sure local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following the meeting they will fan out and visit storm-damaged areas throughout the region to see if resources are being provided. >>> it's a simple procedure, get a reverse mortgage and have to live in the home. how come the county moved a 92-year-old woman outta years ago and took a reverse mortgage out on her home? here's the latest i-team investigation. >>> my aunt loved that house, loved being home. it gave her memories of her husband. >> monte said her aunt, 92-year-old lilly, would never want to move out of her house. lilly suffers from dementia, but she and her husband planned to live out their last days here. sam died in 1995. >> my aunt would tell me that. your uncle said if anythi
in the hurricane katrina disaster. >>> ordered that resources be made available to states in the path of the storm as soon as they needed them. and i instructed my team not to let red tape and burr rock case k -- bureaucracy get in the waive solving problems. especially when it came to making sure local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following the meeting they will fan out and visit storm-damaged areas throughout the region to see if resources are being provided. >> san francisco is breaking ground today on a new north beach library. the city librarian and others will be on hand for the 11:00 ceremony at columbus and lombard. north beach residents will celebrate the new library project with performers and other musical entertainment. construction of the new branch library in north beach is funded by a $106 million voter-approved bond measure. furniture and equipment will come from the fundraising efforts by friends of the san francisco public library. >>> new this morning the san mateo city council will consider three options for regulating noisy leaf blowers on monday. i
on a real storm that took real lives. and remember katrina? thousands of people wouldn't or couldn't heed the warning and had to be rescued. so how do we handle any creeping cynicism in the face of sandy? perhaps we take our cues from the movie. >> the storm is going to get worse. we stay inside, we keep warm, and we wait it out. >> you know, the mayor of new york city had a very powerful comment about this. he said if you live in an evacuation area and you refuse to leave, you're not only risking your own life but also the lives of first responders who may have to come and rescue you. lara, back to you. >> thanks so much, dan. >>> coming up next, surviving the storm. everything you need to keep your family safe. and what people in the path of the storm are saying right now. "good morning america" will be right back. maybe you can be there; maybe you can't. when you have migraines with fifteen or more headache days a month, you miss out on your life. you may have chronic migraine. go to mychronicmigraine.com to find a headache specialist. and don't live a maybe life. but the acidic levels
the folks down in the gulf coast experienced back in 2005 with katrina, and i found this online and wanted to read it and close out the week and show this way, this is a letter from new orleans to folks here in the northeast. it reads this. dear northeast, wow, is your week about to suck. potentially it will continue to be so for many months, but ultimately you'll come out it okay. people find a way. you will become very resourceful. you'll bond with your friends and neighbors in ways you never expected, and you'll have a lot of love and help from the rest of us from far away too. all that said i hope you're ready for a fight. there might be someone to tell you whatever happened it was punishment from god, that you're an idiot for where you live, that your homes should be abandoned. there will be a lot of people who will say it's your own damn fault, that you deserve this misery, that the rest of us should not be responsible for taking care of you, that you're not worth saving. don't listen to those people. we know what you're going to. if you need to, call us. you can stay with us as long
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